# How to write an equation in standard form for a line through (1,-5); slope -3/2?

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May 20, 2018

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

the easiest way to do this is start with point slope form:

m = your slope

Now we need to do a little algebra to get the equation in standard form:

now let's multiply through with 2 to get rid if the fractions: